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NFL Playoffs Betting Odds: Spreads Released for Likely AFC & NFC Championship Games

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There is still football to be played before we know who will be competing in the NFC and AFC Championship Games, but that doesn’t mean bettors can’t look ahead at potential matchups.

On Thursday, PointsBet posted spreads for conference championship matchups if the top-two seeds in both the AFC and NFC win this weekend.

Team Odds
Chiefs -3
Titans +3
Team Odds
Buccaneers +1.5
Packers -1.5

The Titans earned the first seed in the AFC after finishing with a better record than the Chiefs which secured home-field advantage for this potential game. Green Bay got the top spot in the NFC thanks to a tiebreaker over the Buccaneers.

All four of these teams are favored in their upcoming playoff games but not by much. The Titans are favored by 3.5 points against the Bengals, the Bucs by 2.5 points against the Rams, the Chiefs by 1.5 points against the Bills and the Packers by -5.5 against the 49ers.

There are advantages and disadvantages to playing look-ahead lines. If you believe there is an edge, it can be worth it. Georgia was a 1-point favorite over Alabama in the national championship on the look-ahead lines and then opened as a 2.5-point favorite and closed at Georgia -3. But anything can happen in the games, and a serious injury can completely ruin your number.

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